The lack of options makes people like me with darker complexions feel cast out. My makeup should not make me feel like an outsider. Beauty is supposed to be something that everyone, no matter what ethnicity or gender you are, can enjoy without fear of being denied.
With each word, you sent sharp knives through my chest. “You’re too pretty to be a lesbian” you told me, and then cracked a smile. However, there was something you didn’t notice. I am pretty because I am a lesbian.
As “Hamilton: An American Musical” departs Atlanta after a record-breaking run at Fox Theatre, it’s important to pay close attention to the characters Angelica and Eliza Schuyler. The importance of women having a voice still rings true today.
Many people argue that “pro-choice” is synonymous with “pro-abortion.” Um, no. As someone who is pro-choice, I want to make it clear that I support the notion that women should have the right to decide for themselves if and when they want to have a child. Period.
As a woman, I like to know that I will be able to be fresh, clean and comfortable when that time of the month rolls around. Women experiencing homelessness, however, do not always have this luxury.
Atlanta — home to many things: the Falcons, Coca-Cola, CNN — and one of the biggest hubs of sex trafficking nationwide.
…I am not yours.
I am a human and I want to be treated like one.
The women in “Black Panther” are important in more ways than one. Not only are they the foundation of the film itself, but they open the doors for more black female representation and will serve as an inspiration to young black girls everywhere.
She has refined her style to be more personal and unique, thus making her more recognizable stylistically as Willow, the artist.
Coupled with the fact that Valkyrie is a black female, she serves as a direct reflection of my own reality.